The all-in-one resource to sharpen your Portuguese verb and grammar skills
In addition to providing essential concepts regarding verbs and grammar, this new edition of the Portuguese Verbs & Essentials of Grammar includes a brand-new feature: an index of the 300 most popular verbs, which can be cross-referenced with the numerous verb tables appearing throughout the book. This all-in-one language tutorial contains lots of examples employing contemporary language to give you a taste of real-life situations. Each unit focuses on a single verbal or grammatical concept, providing concise yet comprehensive explanations.
Traveling in a foreign country such as Russia suddenly becomes a lot more exciting when you can engage in elegant small talk with the locals. Russian Phrases For Dummies is your handy guide to everyday words and phrases you can start using immediately to make your visit more rewarding and a whole lot easier.
This user-friendly phrasebook will jump-start your comprehension and have you speaking basic Russian in no time. Its quick-and-easy approach gives you language fundamentals up front, the Words to Know section helps you find the right word fast, and the easy-to-use pronunciation key helps other people understand what you're trying to say. You'll learn how to:
- Get directions, shop, and eat out
- Talk numbers, dates, and time
- Chat about family and work
- Discuss sports and the weather
- Deal with problems and emergencies
- Pronounce familiar English words and phrases in Russian and English
- Beware of words that sound to English but don't mean the same thing
- Read signs that use the Russian alphabet
- Follow the conventions of Russian pronunciation
- Use basic Russian grammar correctly
- Keep ten commonly used Russian phrases on the tip of your tongue
- Use basic telephone vocabulary and send letters, emails, and faxes
Don't have time to study the language before you get to Russia? No worries. Just flip through Russian Phrases For Dummies, find the section that fits your needs, and start talking
Contains over 1,000 useful sentences and phrases for travel or everyday living abroad: food, shopping, medical aid, courtesy, hotels, travel, and other situations. Gives the English phrase, the foreign equivalent, and a transliteration that can be read right off. Also includes many supplementary lists, signs, and aids. All words are indexed.
Say farewell to language faux pas forever
Based on the revolutionary Easily Pronounced Language Systems approach, Say It Right in Brazilian Portuguese makes mastering correct Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation simple. You'll learn how to use hundreds of Brazilian Portuguese words and phrases in everyday conversation. This amazing guide gives you easy-to-read vowel symbols that, when combined with consonants, make pronunciation easy. With Say It Right in Brazilian Portuguese you will:
- Learn more than 500 essential Brazilian Portuguese words and phrases
- Easily create sentences using "Phrasemakers"
- Get a quick reference to more than 500 word pronunciations in the Say It Right travel dictionary
If you already have the basics and want to learn more Brazilian Portuguese, this advanced beginner audio course will boost your confidence to understand and speak Brazilian Portuguese.Practise the most frequent words and expressions for:
-staying at a hotel
-talking about sports and hobbies
-shopping at the market
-talking on the phone
-going to a restaurant
-shopping for clothes
-going out for the evening
-reporting a theft
-booking an excursion. You'll progress in your understanding by working out language patterns for yourself, personalize your Brazilian Portuguese with interactive role-plays and perfect your pronunciation to sound more natural. This advanced beginner Brazilian Portuguese course contains an MP3 CD. You can download the audio files on this disc from your computer to your MP3 player or play it in an MP3 CD player. Also included is a handy phrasebook and a PDF coursebook for reading and writing practice. Keep Talking Brazilian Portuguese - Ten Days to Confidence maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages. Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.